Administrators
Name Title Office Phone
781.283...
Email
Bridget Belgiovine Director of Athletics, Department Chair KSC 249 2001 bbelgiov@wellesley.edu
Connie Bauman Professor of the Practice/ Assoc. Director for Wellness/Sports Medicine; Independent Study Coordinator KSC 241 2015 cbauman@wellesley.edu
Martha Dietrick Associate Director for Finance & Personnel KSC 246 2023 mdietrick@wellesley.edu
Marni Friedman Associate Director for Facilities & Operations KSC 247 2002 mfriedm8@wellesley.edu
Tina Furdon Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant KSC 246A 2027 tfurdon@wellesley.edu
Kathy Hagerstrom Assistant Director of Operations and Equipment KSC 130  2019  khagerst@wellesley.edu 
Elaine Harvey Assistant Director for Communications & Development KSC 246C 2016 eharvey3@wellesley.edu
Becky Kimball Butler Director of Strength and Conditioning and Fitness KSC B17 2224 rkimbal2@wellesley.edu
Mindy Mangels Associate Athletic Director KSC 248 2017 mmangels@wellesley.edu
Miles Roberts Sports Information Director KSC 233 2003 mrober11@wellesley.edu
Niki Rybko Head Athletic Trainer KSC B30 2388 nrybko@wellesley.edu
Tim Snyder Assistant Athletic Trainer; Assistant Strength & Conditioning KSC B30 2388 tsnyder@wellesley.edu
Jenae Van Orden Assistant Athletic Trainer KSC B30 2388 jvanorde@wellesley.edu
Monica Verity Director of Recreation and Club Sports KSC B17 2008 mverity@wellesley.edu
Tom Wilson Physical Education Registrar; Assistant Director for Facility Scheduling KSC 233 2004  twilson1@wellesley.edu
Head Coaches      
Wendy Berry Head Squash Coach KSC B35 2948 wberry@wellesley.edu
Bonnie Dix Head Swimming and Diving Coach KSC 164 2021  bdix@wellesley.edu
Phil Jennings Head Cross Country  and Track & Field Coach KSC 244 3105 pjenning@wellesley.edu
Ariana Klinkov Head Fencing Coach KSC 246B 3768 aklinkov@wellesley.edu
Julia King Head Field Hockey Coach KSC 232 2294 jking@wellesley.edu
Jennifer Kroll Head Basketball Coach KSC 233B 2013 jkroll@wellesley.edu
Brian Kuscher Head Tennis Coach KSC 235 2014 bkuscher@wellesley.edu
Sherry Makerney Head Golf Coach KSC 243 2005 smakerne@wellesley.edu
Lauren Schoenberger Head Lacrosse Coach KSC 233A 2011 lschoenb@wellesley.edu
Missy Price Head Soccer Coach KSC B36 2012 mprice5@wellesley.edu
Keri O'Meara Head Softball Coach KSC 242 2126 komeara@wellesley.edu
Tessa Spillane Head Crew Coach KSC 236 2007 tspillan@wellesley.edu
Dorothy Webb Head Volleyball Coach KSC 234 2010 dwebb1@wellesley.edu
Physical Education Faculty
Wendy Berry Assistant Professor of the Practice; Squash, Badminton KSC B35 2948 wberry@wellesley.edu
Connie Bauman Professor of the Practice;  Archery KSC 241 2015 cbauman@wellesley.edu
Samantha Cameron Instructor; Dance Basics, Advanced Dance KSC 246D 2169 scameron@wellesley.edu
Calvin Chin Instructor; Tai Chi, Kung Fu KSC 246D 2119 cchin@wellesley.edu
Bonnie Dix Associate Professor of the Practice; Swimming, Sailing KSC 164 2021  bdix@wellesley.edu
Beth Gifford Instructor; Yoga KSC 246D 2169 bgifford@wellesley.edu
Cori Grande Instructor; Zumba KSC 246D 2169 cgrande@wellesley.edu
Marianne Harkless Instructor; African Dance, Afro-Brazilian Dance KSC 246D 2169 mharkles@wellesley.edu
Gretchen Hayden-Ruckert Instructor; Classical Indian Dance KSC 246D 2119 ghaydenr@wellesley.edu
Simona Horsikyan Instructor; Tennis KSC 235 2014 shorsiky@wellesley.edu
Seth Hussey Instructor; Dorm/Class Crew KSC 236 2007 shussey@wellesley.edu
Ariana Klinkov Instructor; Fencing KSC 246B 3768 aklinkov@wellesley.edu
Becky Kimball Assistant Professor of the Practice; Triathlon Training KSC B17 2224 rkimbal2@wellesley.edu
Julia King Assistant Professor of the Practice; Fusion Fitness, Spinning KSC 232 2294 jking@wellesley.edu
Jennifer Kroll Associate Professor of the Practice; Cardio Fitness, Strength Training KSC 233B 2013 jkroll@wellesley.edu
Brian Kuscher Assistant Professor of the Practice; Tennis KSC 235 2014 bkuscher@wellesley.edu
Megan LaBella Instructor, Sports Performance Training KSC 244   mlabella@wellesley.edu
Jack Lewis Instructor; Diving KSC 164 2021 jlewis@wellesley.edu
Liang Liung Instructor; Table Tennis KSC 246D 2119 lliung@wellesley.edu
Patty Magill Instructor; Pilates KSC 246D 2119 pmagill@wellesley.edu
Sherry Makerney Assistant Professor of the Practice; Golf, Tennis, Pilates KSC 243 2005 smakerne@wellesley.edu
Susie Masters Instructor; Yoga KSC 246D 2119 smasters@wellesley.edu
Missy Price Assistant Professor of the Practice; Cardio Fitness, Couch to 5K KSC B36 2012 mprice5@wellesley.edu
Keri O'Meara Associate Professor of the Practice; Boot Camp Fitness, Spinning KSC B29 2126 komeara@wellesley.edu
Liz Owen Instructor; Yoga KSC 246D 2169 lowen@wellesley.edu
Marissa Pennypacker Instructor; Couch to 5K KSC 232 2294 mpennypa@wellesley.edu
Lauren Schoenberger Assistant Professor of the Practice; Fusion Fitness KSC 233A 2011 lschoenb@wellesley.edu
Linda Sieck Instructor; Yoga, Zumba, Barre KSC 246D 2119 lsieck@wellesley.edu
Tessa Spillane Assistant Professor of the Practice; Canoeing, Indo Row, Sailing  KSC 239 2007 tspillan@wellesley.edu
Catherine Ulissey Instructor; Ballet KSC 246D 2119 culissey@wellesley.edu
Deborah Weaver Instructor; Self Defense KSC 246D 2169 dweaver@wellesley.edu
Dorothy Webb Professor of the Practice; Volleyball, Spinning KSC 234 2010 dwebb1@wellesley.edu
Support Staff        
Jack Daigle Equipment Specialist KSC B18 2024 jdaigle@wellesley.edu

 

  • Connie Lynn Bauman

    PERA Professor of the Practice

    B.S., Illinois State University; M.S., Arizona State University; Certificate, Indiana State University

    Sports Medicine Outreach project; engaged in predictive injury study; director, Employee Wellness Program.

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  • Bridget Belgiovine

    PERA Professor of the Practice; Director of Athletics; Chair of Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

    B.S., Trenton State College; M.Ed., Springfield College

    Engaged in integration and promotion of fitness and sports, critical components for lifelong learning and well-being.

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  • Wendy Berry

    PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice

    B.S., Brighton University

    Head varsity squash coach and instructor of racket sports, primarily squash and badminton.

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  • Samantha Cameron

    Instructor in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

    B.A., San Jose State University; M.A., University of California (Los Angeles)

    Dancer by trade. Poet by heart. Yogini by spirit. Multimedia artist by convergence.

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  • Bonnie M. Dix

    PERA Associate Professor of the Practice

    B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., University of Tennessee (Knoxville)

    Swimming coach, fascinated by psychological aspects of sport performance, sport and positive psychology.

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  • Beth Gifford

    Beth Gifford

    Instructor in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

    B.S., Northeastern University

    Educates and empowers others to optimal health by sharing passion for and expertise in exercise with yoga, Pilates, coaching, training.

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  • Kathy Hagerstrom

    Assistant Director, Equipment & Operations, Keohane Sports Center

    B.J., University of Nebraska (Lincoln); M.S., University of Central Missouri; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, Cambridge College

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  • Gretchen Hayden-Ruckert

    Gretchen Hayden-Ruckert

    Physical Education Instructor, Dance

    Teacher, performer, and choreographer of classical Indian kathak dance; founder and artistic director of Chhandika Institute of Kathak.

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  • Phil Jennings

    Phil Jennings

    PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice

    B.A., Hamilton College; M.Ed., The College of New Jersey

    Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach

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  • Rebecca Kimball

    Director of Sport Performance and Fitness and Assistant Professor of the Practice

    B.S., University of Southern Maine; M.A. Springfield College;

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  • Julia King

    Julia King

    PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice

    B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., Trinity College

    Head field hockey coach, instructor of strength training, and assistant to the intramural program.

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  • Jennifer A. Kroll

    PERA Associate Professor of the Practice

    B.S., Northwestern University; M.S., University of Kentucky

    Varsity basketball coach; promoting and teaching physical fitness and lifelong positive health habits.

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  • Brian K. Kuscher

    PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice

    B.A., Franklin Pierce University; M.A., Concordia University

    Coaching and teaching tennis for more than 17 years, including private coaching, club coaching, college coaching, and national teams.

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  • Sherry D. Makerney

    PERA Associate Professor of the Practice

    B.S., University of Northern Colorado

    Head golf coach and LPGA Class A teaching professional

     

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  • Liz Owen

    Instructor in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

    B.A., University of Minnesota

    My special interests are yoga practice as a healing modality for anxiety and depression, for spinal health, and working with young adults to cultivate a positive self-image.

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  • Keri O’Meara

    PERA Associate Professor of the Practice

    B.A., Montclair State University; Ed.M., Bloomsburg University

    Wellesley Softball stays true to the fundamentals of the game. We strive to develop leaders on and off the field.

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  • Dave Renninger

    Dave Renninger

    Instructor in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

    B.A., Connecticut College

    3rd year assistant squash coach, as well as head squash pro at BSC Allston.

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  • Linda M. Sieck

    Instructor in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

    B.A., William Paterson College

    Passionate about creating life balance through yoga, dance, Pilates, meditation, and humor.

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  • Tessa Spillane

    Tessa Spillane

    PERA Associate Professor of the Practice

    B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.S., Smith College

    Varsity crew coach and director of intramural rowing programs; instructor in sailing and canoeing.

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  • Catherine Ulissey

    Instructor in Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics

    B.A., Emerson College

    From Ballet to Broadway with slippers worn through, it’s now time to teach the dance to the disciplined and the new!

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  • Monica Capobianco

    Monica Verity

    Director of Recreation / PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice

    B.S., Wagner College M.S., Boston College

    Press release.

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  • Dorothy Webb

    PERA Professor of the Practice

    B.A., University of the Pacific; M.A., Brown University

    Direct NCAA Division III intercollegiate volleyball program and teach skills and fitness courses in the Physical Education Department.

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